Installing and Opening the VMM Console
Updated: July 31, 2014
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager
The procedures in this section describe how to install the VMM console and then use it to connect to a VMM management server.
|You cannot use the VMM console from one version of VMM to connect to a different version of VMM.|
Before installing the VMM console, ensure that the computer meets the minimum hardware requirements and that all prerequisite software is installed. For information about hardware and software requirements for VMM, see System Requirements: VMM Console in System Center 2012 and in System Center 2012 SP1 or see Preparing your environment for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager.
|The VMM console is automatically installed when you install a VMM management server.|
In this Section
Follow these steps to install the VMM console and then use the VMM console to connect to a VMM management server.
Step 1: How to Install the VMM Console
Describes how to install the VMM console.
Describes how to use the VMM console to connect to a VMM management server.
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